18th Annual USJF National Kata Conference

Date: 08/02-04/2018    Sanction Number:  18-08-06   Location: Honolulu, HI   YDK: Hawaii
Contact: Gary Hashiro,  (808) 629-7767

USJF Referee Clinic

Date: 08/18-19/2018     Sanction Number:  18-08-05   Location: Petaluma, CA   YDK: Central Coast
Contact: Henry Kaku (707) 778-8895

North Bay Developmental Shiai

Date: 08/19/2018     Sanction Number:  18-08-04   Location: Petaluma, CA   YDK: Central Coast
Contact: Kristina Baker, (707) 694-9375

Passing of Sensei Virgil Goodwine


Tom Sheehan writes:

Category: obituaries

May Nanka Camp


A poster received from the Nanka Yudanshakai

Contact Gary Goltz

Category: clinics

American Judo Alliance Agreement -- A Letter to USA Judo Members


April 5, 2018

Dear USA Judo Members,

We have heard from many of you that you are as excited as we are about the recent American Judo Alliance Agreement (“The Agreement”) and collaborative partnership with USJA and USJF. We have also heard from some members that they have questions and concerns about The Agreement that we hope to answer and alleviate through this letter providing an analysis of The Agreement from USA Judo’s Perspective.

Category: News

Summer Nationals Information reminder


Dear all,

Please book your rooms now before the last minute rush. You can book the host hotel online or book by phone at (616) 776-6450

You can find all the latest tournament information at our website.

On it you will find the registration flyers for both the USJF-JA Jr Nationals and the Grass Roots Summer Nationals Senior/Master/Novice flyer

Also on the website:

Category: nationals

2018 Study Abroad Japan Camp


Open to male and female USJF Judoka with demonstrated competitive experience Participant requirements:

Category: clinics

2018 California Judo Inc. State Judo Championships

Date: 08/18-19/2018      Sanction Number: 18-08-03    Location: Norwalk, CA   YDK: Nanka
Contact: Robert Oishi,  (310) 994-6917

2018 Summer Judo Training Camp, Oahu, Hawaii


2018 Summer Judo Training Camp, Oahu, Hawaii featuring Instructors from Kodokan Institute

Come celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the arrival of the first group of Japanese immigrants to Hawaii. Haruki Uemura, Kodokan President & Olympic Gold Medalist, Tadahiro Nomura, Three-time Olympic Gold Medalist, and Chikara Kariya, Kodokan International Department, three Sensei from the Kodokan Judo Institute, will be conducting a judo clinic. Come to this once in a lifetime opportunity and learn from the top instructors and athletes in the world!!!

Category: clinics